Parenting and the Teen Brain

Please plan to join Jennifer Kennett from Eastside Family Counseling as she explains the teen brain and how to adjust your parenting approach to coincide with your teen’s brain changes. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at Inglewood Middle School. This event is free, no registration required, and is open to all Lake Washington School
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Founder’s Day Event, Feb. 24th

Each February, the Lake Washington PTSA Council members gather to celebrate the anniversary of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Local unit officers along with administrators, school principals, secretaries, honored volunteers, community members, and Washington State PTA leaders are invited to share this special time with us. We will recognize the achievements of PTSA
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CANCELLED: “Planning for College Success”

Due to the LWSD snow day, the Planning for College Success talk by Anne Holmdahl scheduled for this evening is cancelled. We are working to reschedule this event, and will update you soon! Thank you!

Webinar Trainings

This year, instead of a Region 2 Mid-Winter conference, we are trying something new: webinars. There will be two webinar classes that will be offered that people can “attend.” Nominating Committee, Feb. 7, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Register here Money Matters, Feb. 11, 9:30-11am. Register here Be sure to register in advance. They will be limited to
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February 2017 “You Rock!” Award

Normal Rockwell Elementary PTA received the You Rock! Award at the LW PTSA Council’s February General Membership meeting for its outstanding newsletter, the Beagle Bugle. PTSA newsletters are THE most important means of communicating and relaying valuable information to parents. The first thing you will notice about the Beagle Bugle is its adorable, elementary school
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February 2017 Membership Meeting Slides

Did you miss the February 2 Council Membership Meeting? Here is a PDF of the slides that accompanied the meeting. Draft minutes are posted. The next meeting will be an evening meeting, Thursday, March 2, 9:30-11am, LWRC Board Room. (

CURRENTS January 2017

Parent Education on Anxiety

Anxiety – Yours, Mine and Ours: Finding a Way Out of the Cycle to Support Your Teen’s Success Laura Kastner, Ph.D. How do parents help rather than hinder their teen’s stress management? Are you worried about your teen’s grades, friendships, or risk-taking but need help finding skillful ways to address your concerns? Do you struggle
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